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File #: 070788    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 9/27/2007 In control: Committee on the Environment
On agenda: Final action: 11/1/2007
Title: Enacting a new Section 12-1131 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Electric Vehicle Parking," to provide for the designation of electric vehicle on-street parking spaces where only electric vehicles may be parked and amending Section 12-2809 of The Philadelphia Code to provide for penalties for illegally parking in a designated electric vehicle parking space; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Kenney, Councilmember DiCicco, Councilmember Greenlee
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy07078801.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
11/15/20071 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
11/1/20071 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
11/1/20071 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
10/25/20071 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
10/25/20071 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
10/25/20070 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
10/24/20070 Committee on the Environment HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
10/24/20070 Committee on the Environment HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
10/24/20070 Committee on the Environment AMENDED   Action details Not available
10/24/20071 Committee on the Environment REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
9/27/20070 CITY COUNCIL Referred   Action details Not available
9/27/20070 CITY COUNCIL IntroducedPass  Action details Not available
Title
Enacting a new Section 12-1131 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Electric Vehicle Parking," to provide for the designation of electric vehicle on-street parking spaces where only electric vehicles may be parked and amending Section 12-2809 of The Philadelphia Code to provide for penalties for illegally parking in a designated electric vehicle parking space; all under certain terms and conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHIILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. A new Section 12-1131 of The Philadelphia Code entitled "Electric Vehicle Parking," is hereby enacted, to read as follows:

ยง12-1131. Electric Vehicle Parking.
(1) Definitions.
"Department" means the department or departments designated by the Mayor to administer the provisions of subsection 12-1131(3)(b)(.3).
"Electric Vehicle" is any motor vehicle that receives motive power from a battery or other storage device that receives electricity from an external source such as a charger, and includes a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle.
"Electric Vehicle Charger" is a device which permits the transfer of electric energy (by conductive or inductive means) to a battery or other storage device in an electric vehicle.
"Electric Vehicle Parking Space" is any legally marked parking space that identifies the use to be exclusively for an electric vehicle.
"Non-Electric Vehicle" is any motor vehicle that does not meet the definition of "Electric Vehicle."
"Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle" is any motor vehicle that combines a conventional propulsion system with an on-board rechargeable energy storage system. The different propulsion power systems in the Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle may have common subsystems or components.
(2) Electric Vehicle Parking Spaces - Generally.
(a) Electric vehicle parking spaces are reserved for parking electric vehicles only.
(b) Electric vehicles may be parked in any space designated for public parking, subject to the restrictions th...

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